Still from Fox Business' "Follow the Money." Rapper Common was listed among African American White House guests described by Bolling as "Hoods in the House"

Fox Business host: Sorry for racist slams at Obama

Eric Bolling said on his Monday broadcast that he "got a little fast and loose with the language"


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Associated Press
June 14, 2011 9:41PM (UTC)

A Fox Business host is apologizing for what detractors have called racist insults directed at President Barack Obama.

In a brief mea culpa, conservative host Eric Bolling said on his Monday broadcast that he "got a little fast and loose with the language." He says he's sorry his remarks were interpreted as disrespectful.

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On Friday, Bolling criticized Obama's recent meeting with Ali Bongo, president of the African nation of Gabon, who is viewed by some as a corrupt leader.

Bolling went on to say it's not the first time Obama has had "a hoodlum in the hizzouse."

The rapper Common recently appeared at a White House poetry event despite complaints that some of his poems promote violence.

Bolling said, "What's with all the hoods in the hizzy?"


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